Today in Sports History: October 17

By Jonah Sharf

On October 17, 1982, Robin Yount recorded four hits in Game 5 of the World Series, marking his second game with four hits in that series. Yount became the first and is still the only player to have two four-hit games in a World Series, despite his Milwaukee Brewers losing in seven games. Yount would never win a World Series in his career, but he was a first-ballot Hall of Famer, three-time All-Star, three-time Silver Slugger, and two-time AL MVP to go along with his incredible World Series performance.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s